Take This Unforgettable Road Trip To 5 Of Kentucky’s Least-Visited State Parks

Kentucky is home to 45 state parks that each offer unique scenery, topography, natural features, and amenities — but there are some perennial favorites that tend to steal the show, time and time again. Of course, these scene stealers are all worthy of the spotlight (we love you, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park!), but if you only visit the same parks again and again, you’d be missing out on some of the best the Bluegrass has to offer. So today we’re turning out attention to the least-visited state parks in Kentucky, which you can visit on the following little road trip.

How many of these least-visited state parks in Kentucky have you visited? We challenge you to check out each of the above five parks… and then the other 40 Kentucky State Parks, too!

Address: Carter Caves State Resort Park, 344 Caveland Dr, Olive Hill, KY 41164, USA
Address: Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, 4441 KY-1833, Buckhorn, KY 41721, USA
Address: Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, 419 Jenny Wiley Dr, Prestonsburg, KY 41653, USA
Address: Paintsville Lake, Kentucky, USA
Address: Yatesville Lake State Park, 2667 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Louisa, KY 41230, USA